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Preservation Publications


National Register of Historic Places Publications - This National Park Service series provides guidance on evaluating, documenting, and listing different types of historic places.

Old House Online - A resource for owners of old and period-style houses, gathering information from Old-House Journal, Old-House Interiors, Early Homes, and New Old House. Whether you’re restoring the original features that make your house unique or searching for period décor, you’ll find inspiration, how-to info and advice, stories and photos, and sources for traditional products.

National Trust for Historic Preservation - These publications offered by the National Trust for Historic Preservation focus on every aspect of historic preservation, from economic benefits to the cleaning and care of historic homes to fundraising tips.

Preservation Briefs - National Park Service Preservation Briefs provide guidance on preserving, rehabilitating and restoring historic buildings. - The online resource for historic preservation, building restoration and cultural resource management in the United States & Canada. Our goal is to foster the preservation of historic buildings, historic downtowns and neighborhoods, cultural resources and to promote heritage tourism by facilitating communication among historic preservation professionals and the general public.

Preservation Magazine - This publication of the National Trust for Historic Preservation explores the mystery and meaning of our most beloved places through in-depth features, elegant personal essays, and vibrant photography.

Preservation Tech Notes - National Park Service Preservation Tech Notes provide practical information on traditional practices and innovative techniques for successfully maintaining and preserving cultural resources.

Sacred Places - Sacred Places is a magazine by Partners for Sacred Places that provides practical information on repair, maintenance and fundraising for congregations in historic sacred buildings.

SHPO Documents - including Historic Contexts and Multiple Property Documentation Forms.

The Alliance Review - This publication of the National Allicance of Preservation Commissions (NAPC) is filled with not only basic organizational information, but each issue features numerous articles on topics of current interest to local commissions and preservationists.

This Old House - This Old House offers home improvement ideas and plans, instruction on how-to & repair projects as well as advice on products, tools, and techniques.

Traditional Building - Traditional Building is edited for professionals involved in restoring old buildings or designing and constructing new buildings in traditional styles. Readers include building owners, architects, contractors, interior designers, builders, developers, landscape architects, building managers, preservation planners, restoration consultants, and other professionals who need to know where to locate hard-to-find restoration products and services.

Historic Preservation Education Foundation - HPEF has publications avaiable online on historic interiors, preserving the recent past, recreational resources, roofs, windows, and more. 


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